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Meeting report: estimating the benefits of reducing hazardous air pollutants — summary of 2009 workshop and future considerations

Environmental Health Economic Analysis Annotated Bibliography

Details

Report Cost-benefit analysis (CBA)
Authors
Gwinn MR, Craig J, Axelrad DA, Cook R, Dockins C, Fann N, Fegley R, Guinnup DE, Helfand G, Hubbell B, Mazur SL, Palma T, Smith RL, Vandenberg J, and Sonawane B.
Journal
Environmental Health Perspectives
Summary
This report summarized the 2009 EPA workshop to evaluate the uncertainties and research needs for many aspects of benefits assessment of reductions in air toxics. Key recommendations provide specific steps in advancing analysis of the benefits from air toxics reductions and suggest some future studies to inform many of the challenges in this field.
Population
Not available

Health Outcomes

  • Cancer outcomes
  • other serious health outcomes

Environmental Agents

List of Environmental Agents:

  • Air pollutants (acrolein)
  • other organic compounds (toluene/xylene, benzene/ethyl benzene)
  • metals (lead)

Source of Environmental Agents:

  • Stationary industrial facilities
  • automobiles

Economic Evaluation / Methods and Source

Type:

  • Cost-benefit analysis (CBA)

Cost Measured:

  • Present value of lifetime loss in earnings per IQ point lost

Potential Cost Measures: (Not available)

Benefits Measures: (Not available)

Potential Benefits: (Not available)

Location: (Not available)

Models Used: (Not available)

Methods Used: (Not available)

Sources Used:

  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) (US EPA); National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) (CDC); additional sources cited in publication

Economic Evaluation / Methods and Source

Citation:

  • Gwinn MR, Craig J, Axelrad DA, Cook R, Dockins C, Fann N, Fegley R, Guinnup DE, Helfand G, Hubbell B, Mazur SL, Palma T, Smith RL, Vandenberg J, and Sonawane B.. 2011. Meeting report: estimating the benefits of reducing hazardous air pollutants — summary of 2009 workshop and future considerations. Environmental Health Perspectives.

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DOI:

NIEHS Funding: (Not available)

Other Funding: (Not available)

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